RFR (S): 8068026: [TESTBUG] Check for -client in gc/g1/TestHumongousCodeCacheRoots.java

Lindenmaier, Goetz goetz.lindenmaier at sap.com
Wed Jan 21 11:16:56 UTC 2015


-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas Schatzl [mailto:thomas.schatzl at oracle.com] 
Sent: Mittwoch, 21. Januar 2015 12:06
To: Lindenmaier, Goetz
Cc: 'hotspot-dev at openjdk.java.net'
Subject: Re: RFR (S): 8068026: [TESTBUG] Check for -client in gc/g1/TestHumongousCodeCacheRoots.java

Hi Goetz,

On Wed, 2015-01-21 at 10:36 +0000, Lindenmaier, Goetz wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> I also counted the VM used for compilation of the test.
> If I understood right, each test is first compiled, then executed.
> So for a VM with client and server it's 4 VM starts before (javac, 
> test, 2xtestee), 6 after.  And I have the feeling that the compilation 
> eats a lot of test time.
> Setting up a shared helper class  simplifies fixing the test.  That's
> good.
> I've one change to go to fix the tests for ppc, then I'll address this
> one, ok?

  Dmitry Fazunenko mentioned that the proposed fix does not work due to
shortcomings of jtreg. So there is no point in trying to improve this
See the comment in the CR.

Thanks for caring about this though.


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